Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11584901 Details

State:Texas
Location:Sabine
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable The Legislature of Texas
Filing Date:1849-November-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:David S. and Jane B. Richardson Kaufman, the parents of four-year-old Daniel Richardson Kaufman, petition the legislature to change the name of their son "permanently to Daniel Kaufman Richardson." They state that the reasons for changing the child’s name "will be found in the will of his deceased Grandfather," Daniel Long Richardson, who mandated that said child would not receive his one-twelfth share of the estate unless his “name is permanently changed by the Legislature.”
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Copy of Last Will and Testament of Daniel Long Richardson, 3 January 1849; Copy of County Court Record, 26 March 1849; Copy of an Act For the Relief of Daniel Richardson Kaufman, ca. 1849
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 11584901

Slaves:35
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Texas State Library-Archives Division, Austin, Texas

  • Records of the Legislature, Memorials and Petitions
  • Record Group: 100
  • Box: 422

Processing Information

Record Created:1/25/1994
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:12/12/2007 5:36:00 PM